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quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Friends should be weighed, not told; who boasts to have won a multitude of friends has never had one.

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quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)


If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake—Aye, what then?

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quotation: He prayeth best who loveth best All things both great and small. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


He prayeth best who loveth best

All things both great and small.

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quotation: Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Greatness and goodness are not means, but ends.

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quotation: A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


A mother is a mother still,

The holiest thing alive.

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quotation: If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all? Samuel Taylor Coleridge


If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all?

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quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge


And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin is pride that apes humility.

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quotation: A picture is an intermediate something between a thought and a thing. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


A picture is an intermediate something between a thought and a thing.

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quotation: Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions, forms our true honor. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions, forms our true honor.

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quotation: The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. Samuel Taylor Coleridge


The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman.

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QUOTATION: Samuel Taylor Coleridge


Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge – The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner (with James Mason)



James Mason reads The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

Quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge on Sympathy and Love


Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) on Forethought and Instinct (see the difference?)


As a man without forethought scarcely deserves the name of a man, so forethought without reflection is but a metaphorical phrase for the instinct of a beast.

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My thought on this: Sometimes instinct brings about better outcomes, that forethought….otherwise, let’s say in chess, everybody would win all the time. Also when an instinct is more powerful than any forethought you may have tried…well, it’s OK the choose to guide yourself by… instinct!

Quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) on Poetry


Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me.

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Quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge on knights bones, swords, and souls


The knight’s bones are dust,
And his good sword rust;
His soul is with the saints, I trust.

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Today’s Quotation: Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) – On the young, the old and the in-between


I have often thought what a melancholy world this would be without children, and what an inhuman world without the aged.

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